True Blood and X-Men star Anna Paquin will topline the ABC drama pilot BROKEN from executive producers Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea. The show follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas, which beings to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets.
David Koechner, Megyn Price and Sarah Stiles have been cast in SUPERIOR DONUTS, a CBS multi-cam pilot from Bob Daily and Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan. James Burrows will direct the pilot, which is based on the play by Tracy Letts.
Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester will star opposite Adam Pally in MAKING HISTORY. The single-camera time travel comedy from Fox is executive produced by Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Julius “Goldy” Sharpe. Sharpe’s script is about three unlikely friends who find an even less likely way to travel through time, irreversibly complicating their personal lives in 2016. Meester will play Deborah, a colonial woman self-educated and incredibly motivated with modern ideals trapped in a regressive time.
She is repped by WME.
The PRISON BREAK event series has added Augustus Prew, Rick Yune, and Steve Mouzakis, who will each have recurring roles in the nine-episode follow up to the hit Fox show from 2005. They’ll be starring opposite returning stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell
He is repped by The Kohner Agency and Authentic Talent & Literary Management.
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss of So You Think You Can Dance will be attending the upcoming season of EAST LOS HIGH. The Hulu series deals with the experiences of teens navigating life in the fictional inner city high school in east LA.
Barn is repped by Identity Agency Group.
Christine Ko will join Community alum Joel McHale in CBS’s latest multi-cam pilot, THE GREAT INDOORS, written and executive produced by Mike Gibbons. The show centers on an adventure reporter who must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.
Ko is repped by Abrams Artists and Arsonhouse.
Steven Bauer of Showtime’s Ray Donovan has scored a series regular role opposite Bruce Greenwood in the CBS drama pilot FOUR STARS. The series centers on two rival families in the military community of Tampa, Florida.
Bauer is repped by Global Artists Agency and Abrams.